Modern History (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following?
1. Wood's Education Despatch
2. Macauley's minute on education
3. The Sargent Education Report
4. Indian Education (Hunter Commission)
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

2. Consider the following landmarks in Indian education:
1. Hindu College, Calcutta [1996]
2. University of Calcutta
3. Adam's Report
4. Wood's Despatch
The correct chronological order of these landmarks is:

3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists; [1999]
List I (Books)
A. The first Indian War of Independence
B. Anand math
C. Life Divine
D. Sadhana
List II (Authors)
1. Rabindranath Tagore
2. Sri Aurobindo
3. Bankim Chandra Chatterji
4. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

4. Which one of the following statements is incorrect? [2000]

5. Assertion (A): The first ever Bill to make primary education compulsory in India was rejected in 1911.
Reason (R): Discontent would have increased if every cultivator could read. [1998]

6. Assertion (A): Gandhi stopped the Non-Cooperation Movement in 1922.
Reason (R): Violence at Chauri-Chaura led him to stop the movement. [1998]

7. The paintings of Abanindranath Tagore are classified as:

8. Which one of the following statements is not correct? [1999]

9. Which one of the following is an important historical novel written during the latter half of the nineteenth century?

10. The most short-lived of all of the Britain's constitutional experiments in India was the: [1999]

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14. History of India - Test - 06
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